Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1944 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1944:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 5.540 76,936
2 Robert 5.101 70,838
3 John 4.796 66,601
4 William 3.769 52,342
5 Richard 3.286 45,634
6 David 2.691 37,368
7 Charles 2.495 34,642
8 Thomas 2.275 31,591
9 Michael 1.925 26,733
10 Ronald 1.837 25,509
11 Donald 1.689 23,454
12 Larry 1.586 22,022
13 Joseph 1.524 21,166
14 George 1.470 20,416
15 Gary 1.444 20,049
16 Kenneth 1.302 18,086
17 Paul 1.199 16,654
18 Edward 1.186 16,470
19 Jerry 1.172 16,271
20 Dennis 0.985 13,674
21 Frank 0.816 11,335
22 Raymond 0.765 10,622
23 Roger 0.761 10,574
24 Gerald 0.722 10,020
25 Daniel 0.671 9,314
26 Walter 0.588 8,162
27 Harold 0.574 7,977
28 Stephen 0.561 7,791
29 Jack 0.522 7,252
30 Arthur 0.522 7,251
31 Willie 0.517 7,179
32 Lawrence 0.513 7,129
33 Joe 0.508 7,054
34 Douglas 0.504 6,997
35 Henry 0.502 6,971
36 Carl 0.491 6,818
37 Wayne 0.484 6,716
38 Billy 0.471 6,535
39 Roy 0.470 6,529
40 Peter 0.457 6,340
41 Jimmy 0.455 6,324
42 Ralph 0.452 6,270
43 Terry 0.430 5,976
44 Albert 0.421 5,851
45 Johnny 0.408 5,660
46 Anthony 0.403 5,601
47 Fred 0.401 5,575
48 Eugene 0.396 5,505
49 Harry 0.394 5,474
50 Bobby 0.390 5,411
51 Bruce 0.379 5,259
52 Steven 0.368 5,112
53 Howard 0.362 5,022
54 Louis 0.337 4,677
55 Alan 0.308 4,275
56 Leonard 0.302 4,187
57 Stanley 0.297 4,122
58 Norman 0.293 4,068
59 Ernest 0.291 4,042
60 Philip 0.288 3,994
61 Dale 0.287 3,986
62 Samuel 0.284 3,949
63 Russell 0.283 3,927
64 Patrick 0.279 3,880
65 Earl 0.279 3,874
66 Bill 0.275 3,815
67 Jim 0.270 3,748
68 Melvin 0.270 3,745
69 Ronnie 0.269 3,740
70 Tommy 0.266 3,695
71 Francis 0.263 3,649
72 Don 0.258 3,584
73 Frederick 0.258 3,582
74 Clarence 0.258 3,580
75 Marvin 0.257 3,567
76 Danny 0.253 3,513
77 Allen 0.246 3,418
78 Leroy 0.245 3,406
79 Eddie 0.239 3,316
80 Mike 0.222 3,084
81 Andrew 0.220 3,051
82 Alfred 0.219 3,047
83 Phillip 0.216 3,001
84 Barry 0.215 2,981
85 Lee 0.211 2,933
86 Ray 0.209 2,903
87 Tom 0.209 2,901
88 Glenn 0.205 2,850
89 Steve 0.204 2,833
90 Herbert 0.200 2,772
91 Martin 0.199 2,767
92 Timothy 0.198 2,750
93 Mark 0.197 2,741
94 Bernard 0.189 2,618
95 Gene 0.187 2,600
96 Theodore 0.185 2,573
97 Curtis 0.178 2,466
98 Jimmie 0.173 2,397
99 Clifford 0.173 2,396
100 Warren 0.169 2,345
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 4.572 62,468
2 Barbara 2.868 39,185
3 Linda 2.811 38,403
4 Patricia 2.699 36,874
5 Carol 2.229 30,456
6 Sandra 1.904 26,021
7 Nancy 1.699 23,208
8 Judith 1.642 22,431
9 Sharon 1.641 22,427
10 Betty 1.446 19,754
11 Carolyn 1.367 18,672
12 Judy 1.253 17,115
13 Susan 1.195 16,328
14 Margaret 1.194 16,317
15 Shirley 1.193 16,307
16 Karen 1.167 15,942
17 Donna 1.110 15,172
18 Joyce 1.081 14,767
19 Dorothy 0.979 13,375
20 Kathleen 0.952 13,005
21 Janet 0.921 12,589
22 Joan 0.872 11,920
23 Elizabeth 0.808 11,034
24 Diane 0.784 10,710
25 Gloria 0.729 9,964
26 Virginia 0.724 9,888
27 Marilyn 0.713 9,737
28 Janice 0.712 9,727
29 Martha 0.683 9,332
30 Brenda 0.658 8,994
31 Helen 0.636 8,691
32 Ruth 0.635 8,675
33 Frances 0.621 8,483
34 Bonnie 0.619 8,455
35 Beverly 0.607 8,291
36 Cheryl 0.583 7,970
37 Jean 0.560 7,648
38 Alice 0.520 7,103
39 Ann 0.518 7,079
40 Phyllis 0.514 7,023
41 Jane 0.480 6,565
42 Doris 0.463 6,321
43 Carole 0.459 6,270
44 Pamela 0.454 6,204
45 Peggy 0.440 6,015
46 Elaine 0.412 5,626
47 Lois 0.405 5,529
48 Marie 0.387 5,294
49 Catherine 0.385 5,258
50 Charlotte 0.361 4,927
51 Connie 0.351 4,796
52 Rose 0.345 4,708
53 Geraldine 0.341 4,664
54 Rita 0.331 4,528
55 Joanne 0.331 4,526
55 Gail 0.331 4,526
57 Evelyn 0.330 4,514
58 Wanda 0.324 4,429
59 Sally 0.321 4,391
60 Diana 0.315 4,309
61 Jo 0.309 4,225
62 Sue 0.295 4,036
63 Ellen 0.293 3,999
64 Jacqueline 0.291 3,975
65 Joann 0.291 3,973
66 Norma 0.283 3,862
67 Sarah 0.283 3,861
68 Kathryn 0.282 3,855
69 Louise 0.281 3,840
70 Roberta 0.274 3,744
71 Annie 0.274 3,741
72 Patsy 0.273 3,728
73 Eileen 0.267 3,649
74 Anna 0.266 3,636
75 Christine 0.262 3,585
76 Darlene 0.258 3,531
77 Katherine 0.258 3,524
78 Suzanne 0.253 3,460
79 Glenda 0.246 3,366
80 Maria 0.246 3,362
81 Mildred 0.243 3,318
82 Paula 0.243 3,315
83 Sylvia 0.241 3,289
84 Rebecca 0.238 3,247
85 Marjorie 0.235 3,217
86 Anne 0.235 3,210
87 Ruby 0.234 3,191
88 Kay 0.232 3,170
89 Marcia 0.230 3,139
90 Dianne 0.227 3,107
91 Irene 0.226 3,083
92 Dolores 0.225 3,077
93 Lorraine 0.223 3,044
94 Juanita 0.217 2,959
95 Anita 0.207 2,827
96 Theresa 0.206 2,817
97 Delores 0.202 2,759
98 Loretta 0.201 2,747
99 Rosemary 0.201 2,744
100 Sherry 0.200 2,734